Rising Up With Sonali

Grappling With Nazism and White Nationalism; Trump Win Emboldens Anti-Abortion Crowd; Despite Claims of Authenticity, Disney’s Moana Still Offensive

austin_nazi_rally5_ws-765x496Donald Trump has emboldened white supremacist and nationalist groups like we’ve never seen in modern times. On today’s show we’ll go to Austin, Texas where a recent gathering calling itself “white lives matter” demanded the repeal of hate crimes laws. My guest Robert Jensen who has been placed on a watch list by conservatives will discuss how we grapple with this new wave. And, Imani Gandy of Rewire News will tackle the anti-abortion hubris unleashed by Trump, especially in Texas where about 600 new anti-abortion bills have been pre-filed. And, Disney released a new film ahead of Thanksgiving, centered on a pre-colonial indigenous story of Pacific Islanders. My guest Tina Ngata will join us from New Zealand to explain why she’s troubled by the film.

Hosted by Sonali Kolhatkar.

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